Centro de la columna Vertebral: June 12, 2018
If you havespine or back pain, it may be a herniated disc. Pay attention to the following symptoms and risk factors to be prevented. In addition to this, remember that this information is for guidance only and does not replace a consultation with a specialist.
About 85% of people have experienced or will experience some type of back pain. Most of these cases are resolved with rest, pain medication, improving posture and doing some exercises to strengthen the back. However, there are other cases in which this may be a symptom of a serious condition. These are some of the most common types of back pain:
. The intervertebral discs support the spine and prevent friction between the bones that make it up. If any of these deteriorate or move out of place, it can cause intense pain in the back and even affect the extremities; causing difficulty walking and loss of sensation. This can be a case of herniated disc.
To find out if your spine or back pain is a herniated disc, you should take the following into account:
In either case, you need to go in for an evaluation with an orthopedic doctor to know for sure if you have a herniated disc or another problem in your spine. Do not ignore it, because these conditions can put your physical well-being at risk.